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November 17, 2017   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

James Lichtenwalter

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Nov. 13 2017

Disability Resource Center recognizes 28 students, 1 faculty member at reception

A total of 28 UGA students registered at the DRC received scholarships Oct. 24 at a reception in Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center.

Nov. 6 2017

Student Veterans Resource Center gives student vets structure for success

Dave Allen is having a completely different UGA undergraduate experience than the majority of his classmates.

Oct. 30 2017

BFSO awards seven scholarships

The Black Faculty and Student Organization's 15th annual Founders' Award Scholarship Luncheon honored the achievements of UGA's African-American students and celebrated the university's commitments to diversity and inclusion.

Sep. 25 2017

Unit-based teams keep university operational during weather closing

During times of inclement weather and other campus closures, many university employees step up to keep essential services running.

That held true earlier this month when UGA closed for two days after Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for all of Georgia's 159 counties due to Tropical Storm Irma, which damaged trees and caused power outages across the state-—including on the UGA campus and throughout Athens-Clarke County. Several UGA units went above and beyond their normal duties to keep the university operational during the closing.

 

Sep. 25 2017

Harvard Law professor discusses US Constitution

Michael Klarman, a Constitutional law and history expert and the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School, gave the UGA 2017 Constitution Day Lecture Sept. 17.

Sep. 5 2017

Giving back

Nearly 500 UGA students volunteered across Athens during the 2017 Dawg Day of Service.

May. 1 2017

State department officer discusses history, future of AIDS during lecture

Scientists and humanitarians are on the cusp of either eradicating AIDS or falling so far behind the disease that advances will not be able to catch up, according to Sandra L. Thurman. 

Apr. 3 2017

WUGA 91.7 celebrates 30 years on the air

This fall, WUGA 91.7 officially will celebrate 30 years of being on the air. The NPR-affiliated station first went live on the morning of Aug. 28, 1987, and has been serving the Athens community ever since, offering both national and local programming.

Mar. 20 2017

Patagonia VP discusses environment at UGA Zero Waste Extravaganza

Manufacturing any product inevitably causes environmental harm, according to Rick Ridgeway, vice president of public engagement at Patagonia. But what sets the outdoor clothing company apart from other companies is its attempts to lessen the harm it causes and improve the environment.

Feb. 13 2017

Munch and learn: History department offers programming to increase interest by nonmajors

Lectures and academic discussions at UGA normally don't focus on illegal activities. However, that is exactly what Stephen Mihm, an associate professor of history, discussed last fall during his lecture "How Do You Counterfeit Money (In Nineteenth Century America)?" During the 30-minute talk, Mihm described the ins and outs of America's counterfeit scene during the 1800s to 32 pizza-munching students. 

Feb. 6 2017

Two employees recognized for service excellence

UGA employees David Akers and Ted Barco were recognized in the Chancellor's Service Excellence Awards as part of the University System of Georgia's Service Excellence Program.

Feb. 6 2017

‘Eye-opening experience

Nearly three dozen UGA students gained a greater understanding of the Athens community during a recent, daylong tour organized by the Leadership UGA program.

Jan. 23 2017

Staffer helps make geography-geology building feel like home

It isn't hard to find Margaret Bolton when walking through the geography-geology building. All you have to do is follow the sound of cheery conversation.

Jan. 9 2017

Associate VP for facilities planning, University Architects named

Gwynne Darden has been named associate vice president for facilities and University Architects in the Division of Finance and Administration.

Nov. 28 2016

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductee discusses upbringing, influences

While growing up in Decatur, Roy Blount Jr. always hoped to be in a hall of fame. Only it wasn't the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, into which he was inducted
Nov. 7, but instead the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

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